‘Please call me’ creator rejects Sh354m from phone company

Nkosana Makate

Nkosana Makate, 44, inventor of the “Please Call Me.

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What you need to know:

  • Makate is demanding Sh75 billion compensation for coming up with the concept.
  • The service is also used by Kenya’s Safaricom, Vodacom sister firm.

South African courts are set to determine whether the R47 million (Sh354 million) paid to the inventor of the “Please call me” service by the cellular giant Vodacom was sufficient.

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